Tag: Airbus A330

Airbus A330 Accelerates with an Open Cockpit Window?

Reading Time: 1 minute A THY Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-300, performing flight from Johannesburg (South Africa) to Istanbul (Turkey), rejected takeoff due to open cockpit window. Aircraft was accelerating for takeoff from Johannesburg’s runway 21R when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 130 knots over ground) due to an open cockpit window. The aircraft slowed safely, the crew […]

Korean Air Boeing 777 and Asiana Airbus A330 Suffer Minor Collision

Reading Time: 1 minute On 26 June, 2018, a Korean Air Boeing 777-200ER was struck by the right winglet of an Asiana Airbus A330-300 at Seoul Gimpo Airport. Most probably during the taxiing, the Airbus winglet hit the parked Korean Air aircraft and caused substantial damage. Luckily no injuries were reported as there was none on board. The South Korean authorities […]

KLM Airbus A330 Suffers Hydraulic Failure at Amsterdam

Reading Time: 1 minute KLM Airbus A330, performing flight from Minneapolis to Amsterdam was on final approach when the crew reported they suddenly had lost/depleted a hydraulic system and queried whether they were cleared to land, which tower affirmed. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 06. After landing the crew advised they had no nose wheel steering […]

Rolls-Royce is Celebrates Trent 700 Reaching 50 Million Hours

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rolls-Royce is celebrating today after the first member of the Trent family to enter service, the Trent 700, has completed its 50 millionth flying hours. This achievement, equivalent to flying around the world more than one million times, occurred while around 380 Trent 700 powered Airbus A330 aircraft were in flight around the world. A […]

Onur Air Airbus A330 Landed Without Nose Gear

Reading Time: 1 minute An Onur Air Airbus A330 on behalf and in colours of Saudi Arabian Airlines was performing flight from Madinah to Dhaka when the crew decided to turn around and divert to Jeddah. The aircraft went around from about 1000 feet MSL on first approach due to an unsafe gear indication, entered a hold for about […]

Delta Airlines Airbus A330 Engine Catches Fire

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta Airlines Airbus A330, performing flight from Lagos (Nigeria) to Atlanta (USA), was in the initial climb when the crew received a fire indication for the left hand engine (PW4168). The crew stopped the climb at 2000 feet, shut the engine down, activated the fire suppression and returned to Lagos for a safe landing on […]

Air Canada Airbus A330 Rejects Takeoff Due to Wheel Separation

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Air Canada Airbus A330, performing flight from Brussels to Montreal with 179 passengers, was accelerating for takeoff when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed. The aircraft slowed safely and vacated the runway via taxiway C1 about 2200 meters down the runway before becoming disabled after a number of right hand main tyres deflated. […]

Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 Engine Catches Fire on Roll Out

Reading Time: 1 minute Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 was performing positioning flight from Everett to Seattle when during roll out streaks of flame became visible from the left hand engine. Tower immediately dispatched emergency services, couple of seconds later the crew called tower, tower instantly reported emergency services are already on their way and advised there was fire visible […]

Cebu Pacific Postpones Plans to Start US Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Cebu Pacific Air has postponed plans to start scheduled service to Honolulu preferring instead to focus on meeting existing demand within the domestic Filipino as well as regional ASEAN markets. Cebu Pacific has had to cope with a surplus of A330-300 capacity following its decision to withdraw from Kuwait, Riyadh, and Doha Hamad Int’l earlier […]

Delta Airbus A330 Engine Shuts Down in Flight near Tokyo

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta Airlines Airbus A330 was performing flight from Hong Kong to Seattle, when the crew needed to shut the left hand engine (PW4168A) down. The aircraft diverted to Tokyo’s Narita Airport for a safe landing on runway 34L about 25 minutes later. Japan’s Ministry of Transport reported the crew received an overtemperature indication for the […]